The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 63 25 74
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +49
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 91 171 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.14% 5.67% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 7.08% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 98 32
Median daily rate £338 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2416 2415 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.45% 80.10% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1250 1172
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 65 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -27 45 £350 - 2
Glasgow -32 20 £338 +8.87% 4
Aberdeen +8 10 - -
Renfrewshire - 9 £223 -
West Lothian +10 2 £205 -45.33%
Scottish Borders - 2 - -
Dundee +1 1 £225 -
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 112 (55.17%) Finance
2 64 (31.53%) Banking
3 47 (23.15%) Migration
3 47 (23.15%) SQL
4 41 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (17.24%) Oracle
6 34 (16.75%) Retail
7 30 (14.78%) Microsoft
8 29 (14.29%) Retail Banking
9 25 (12.32%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (12.32%) Change Management
10 23 (11.33%) Software Testing
10 23 (11.33%) SDLC
11 22 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (10.84%) Test Strategy
11 22 (10.84%) Linux
12 21 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
13 19 (9.36%) Data Centre
14 18 (8.87%) Defect Management
14 18 (8.87%) Test Scripting
14 18 (8.87%) JIRA
15 17 (8.37%) QA
15 17 (8.37%) Project Management
16 16 (7.88%) ISEB
16 16 (7.88%) Front Office
16 16 (7.88%) SAS
16 16 (7.88%) Markit EDM
16 16 (7.88%) Mentoring
17 15 (7.39%) Data Migration
17 15 (7.39%) Degree

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (7.88%) SAS
2 11 (5.42%) CMS
3 9 (4.43%) Apache
4 6 (2.96%) JBoss
4 6 (2.96%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (2.46%) nginx
6 4 (1.97%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.97%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.49%) IIS
8 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.45%) MS Office
3 4 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.48%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.99%) MS Project
6 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (7.88%) Markit EDM
2 13 (6.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (5.42%) Oracle Assets
4 7 (3.45%) thinkFolio
5 4 (1.97%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (1.48%) Hi Portfolio
6 3 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.49%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.49%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.49%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.49%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.48%) Lucidchart
1 3 (1.48%) Taleo
2 2 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.94%) HTTP
2 2 (0.99%) Intranet
3 1 (0.49%) DNS
3 1 (0.49%) LDAP
3 1 (0.49%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.49%) SAN
3 1 (0.49%) SSL
3 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.32%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.94%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.97%) MarkLogic
6 4 (1.97%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.48%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.99%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.99%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.49%) Big Data
9 1 (0.49%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.49%) QlikView
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (8.87%) JIRA
2 8 (3.94%) Selenium
3 5 (2.46%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.97%) Axure RP
5 3 (1.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.99%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.49%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.49%) JMeter
7 1 (0.49%) Maven
7 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.49%) Subversion
7 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.49%) TestRail
7 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.49%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.49%) Zephyr
General
1 112 (55.17%) Finance
2 64 (31.53%) Banking
3 34 (16.75%) Retail
4 29 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 16 (7.88%) Front Office
6 12 (5.91%) Billing
7 7 (3.45%) Investment Banking
7 7 (3.45%) Legal
8 6 (2.96%) Law
9 3 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.99%) Back Office
11 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (39.41%) Analyst
2 43 (21.18%) Test Analyst
3 31 (15.27%) Business Analyst
4 30 (14.78%) Test Manager
5 18 (8.87%) Consultant
5 18 (8.87%) Developer
6 16 (7.88%) Oracle Consultant
7 15 (7.39%) Programme Manager
8 14 (6.90%) Programme Test Manager
8 14 (6.90%) Test Programme Manager
9 13 (6.40%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (5.91%) Coordinator
10 12 (5.91%) Functional Consultant
10 12 (5.91%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 12 (5.91%) Test Leader
11 11 (5.42%) Project Manager
11 11 (5.42%) Senior Test Analyst
12 9 (4.43%) Banking Analyst
13 8 (3.94%) Test Coordinator
13 8 (3.94%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.43%) SOAP
1 9 (4.43%) Web Services
1 9 (4.43%) XML
2 8 (3.94%) JSON
2 8 (3.94%) RESTful
3 5 (2.46%) AngularJS
3 5 (2.46%) Hibernate
3 5 (2.46%) Middleware
4 4 (1.97%) .NET
4 4 (1.97%) Apache Commons
4 4 (1.97%) Drools
4 4 (1.97%) Ext JS
4 4 (1.97%) J2EE
4 4 (1.97%) jBPM
4 4 (1.97%) JSP
4 4 (1.97%) Servlets
4 4 (1.97%) Spring
5 3 (1.48%) HTML
6 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.36%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.43%) User Experience
4 8 (3.94%) Credit Risk
5 7 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.46%) CMDB
7 4 (1.97%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.97%) Equities
7 4 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.48%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.48%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.99%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.99%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.49%) EPoS
10 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.84%) Linux
2 14 (6.90%) Windows
3 7 (3.45%) Mac OS X
4 6 (2.96%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.49%) Android
5 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.49%) Unix
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (23.15%) Migration
2 41 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (12.32%) Change Management
4 23 (11.33%) SDLC
4 23 (11.33%) Software Testing
5 22 (10.84%) Test Strategy
6 21 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
7 18 (8.87%) Defect Management
7 18 (8.87%) Test Scripting
8 17 (8.37%) Project Management
9 16 (7.88%) Mentoring
10 15 (7.39%) Data Migration
11 14 (6.90%) ETL
11 14 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
11 14 (6.90%) ITIL
11 14 (6.90%) System Testing
12 13 (6.40%) Business Analysis
12 13 (6.40%) Risk Management
12 13 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (6.40%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (23.15%) SQL
2 9 (4.43%) Java
3 7 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.96%) C#
5 5 (2.46%) PHP
5 5 (2.46%) PHP 5
6 4 (1.97%) VBA
7 3 (1.48%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.99%) Perl
8 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.49%) C
9 1 (0.49%) C++
9 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (7.88%) ISEB
2 15 (7.39%) Degree
3 12 (5.91%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.49%) IIBA
7 1 (0.49%) IISP
7 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.37%) QA
2 6 (2.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.49%) Basel III
3 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (2.96%) XenApp
2 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 13 (6.40%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (17.24%) Oracle
2 30 (14.78%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.90%) Charles River
4 7 (3.45%) HP
5 6 (2.96%) Citrix
5 6 (2.96%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.46%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.99%) Ab Initio
7 2 (0.99%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.99%) Twitter
8 1 (0.49%) Cognos
8 1 (0.49%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.49%) IBM
8 1 (0.49%) Perforce
8 1 (0.49%) SAP
8 1 (0.49%) Tableau
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: From £46,424 to £54,458 per annum Fixed Term Contract (23 months)
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